Speaker of the Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova met with the Chairman of the National Council of Turkmenistan Gulshat Mammadova as part of her official visit to Turkmenistan.

Gulshat Mammadova, who sincerely welcomed the Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation, spoke about the high level of relations between our friendly and brotherly countries.

According to the information provided to APA by the Milli Majlis, Gulshat Mammadova visited Azerbaijan to participate in the first conference of the Parliamentary Network of the Non-Aligned Movement held in Baku in June of this year, and she shared her high impressions from the visit and the Baku conference, recalling with approval her meeting with Sahiba Gafarova.

He said that his country attaches great importance to representation in the Parliamentary Network, and emphasized that this platform is important in terms of benefiting more effectively from the possibilities of parliamentary diplomacy.

Stating that our countries cooperate successfully in the field of inter-parliamentary relations as well as in other fields, the Chairman of the National Council of Parliament also pointed out that there is effective cooperation in international parliamentary organizations.

He emphasized that this visit of the chairman of the Azerbaijan Milli Majlis will serve to further expand the existing relations between our parliaments.

Speaker Sahiba Gafarova, expressing her gratitude for the high hospitality shown to the Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation at the meeting, recalled her first official visit to Turkmenistan as the speaker of the Milli Majlis and expressed her hope that this visit will give a new impetus to the relations between the two parliaments.

The chairman of the Milli Majlis noted that friendly and brotherly relations between our countries are developing.

Our nations are united by our common history, language, religion, and culture.

Speaker Sahiba Gafarova, reminding that this year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between our countries, said that both countries have come a long way during these years.

Both Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan are independent, developed countries that have taken their place in the system of international relations.

The chairman of the Milli Majlis emphasized the role of the heads of state in the current high level of development of relations between our countries.

Stating that our countries always support each other in international organizations, Sahiba Gafarova noted that parliaments have their place in the relations between the two countries.


noted the activity of friendship groups in legislative bodies and drew attention to the importance of further expansion of these relations.

Also, it was stated that cooperation between parliamentary committees can contribute to relations.

Speaker Sahiba Gafarova, recalling with satisfaction the meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Parliamentary Network with Gulshat Mammadova at the Baku Conference held in June, noted that the second conference is planned to be held in Manama within the framework of the 146th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in March next year.

He pointed out that work on a number of issues is currently ongoing within the framework of the Parliamentary Network.

One of them is the wider recognition of the Network in the international world, the expansion of its relations with other parliamentary organizations.

He informed about the organizational work done.

At the meeting, the Chairman of the Milli Majlis spoke about the processes currently taking place in the region, the initiatives to ensure permanent peace and security of Azerbaijan in the post-conflict period, the major construction and restoration works carried out in our territories freed from occupation, as well as the political and military provocations that hinder the peace process committed by Armenia. gave extensive information.